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. and may god continue to bless the united states of america. thank you. >> and that was secretary of state hillary clinton speaking at the state department about tuesday's attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, saying that this is an attack that should shock the conscience of people of all faiths and reminding people that the u.s. is a force for peace and progress and that this attack was by a small and savage group of individuals. we remind you that president obama will comment at the white house less than an hour from now. we will also bring you that statement live. this has been a cbs news special report. i'm norah o'donnell along with charlie rose in new york. for those of you in the west, our coverage of this breaking news story continues. >>> good morning. to our viewers in the west, it is wednesday, september 12th, 2012. welcome to ""cbs this morning." the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed. we'll have complete coverage from the middle east to washington. >>> the white house denies the president is snubbing israel's prime minister
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this morning, the president said this. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> pelley: christopher stevens is only the sixth u.s. ambassador in american history to be killed by terrorists. it was a shock at the state department where secretary of state hillary clinton spoke earlier. >> today many americans are asking-- indeed, i asked myself- - how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction? let me be clear: there is no justification for this. none. violence like this is no way to honor religion or faith and as long as there are those who would take innocent life in the name of god, the world will never know a true and lasting peace. >> pelley: the state department has a tradition of honoring fallen u.s. diplomats by etching their names in marble at headquarters in washington. 236 names are on that wall. four will be added now. when stevens was appoin
. >> reporter: there are important divisions between the united states and libya on the investigation of what exactly happened at the consulate and the safe house that night. the u.n. ambassador susan rice said it appears that the attacks were not premeditated. but that's not what we're hearing here. the president of the libyan national council said not only does it look like they were premeditated, but it may have taken months in the planning. what i can tell you is we saw plenty of evidence of heavy weapons at this safe house. mortars and other kinds of weapons that take a level of expertise to deploy that accurately. we've also seen new cell phone footage of what appears to be libyans removing the body of ambassador christopher stevens from the consulate that night. they don't seem to know who he is. they identify him as a foreigner. they believe that he is alive at the time. they're shouting out whether anybody knows first aid. and the young man who showed us that video says that ambassador stevens was then rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. >>> in the race for the
of an ambassador in libya, how the united states is responding to the growing violence >> delays at sfo up to 49 minutes due to the fog. the forecast is still ahead >> if you are a bart rider we're hearing about some delays and systemwide. we're about that and get a look at the roadways >> >> the fire at a school in menlo park is being treated as a crime scene. it has been burning for about two hours now and firefighters are still in defensive mode. >> patrick is at the beach would school in menlo park. >> this is a stubborn one. it has been on fire now since 4:00 a.m.. this trailer is located behind the school. the trailer is used either as an administration building or as a temporary classroom, mostly made of wood and when you look at the pictures, the flames are so stubborn. firefighters had to cut open a chance to fight the flames. you can see it is still not under control. no word on how it started the fire crews are still having trouble knocking it down. an investigator tells us what is going on >> the cause is under investigation so once the fire has been suppressed and it is safe to do s
've ripped down says, "embassy of the united states." anti-american violence spread in the region today, fueled by anger or a once-obscure internet movie that ridicules islam, a film produced in the united states but one that has been condemned by the u.s. government. a mob attacked but did not break in to the u.s. embassy in yemen. in telephone calls today, president obama be thanked the president of yemen for condemning this embassy attack, but he told the president of egypt that the embassy there needs to be better protected. all of this, of course, comes a day after the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans were killed in a fiery assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. our team of correspondents is covering every angle of this story, and we begin in benghazi where charlie d'agata made it inside the american consulate where the americans died. >> reporter: the attackers made sure there was nothing left. every single room in every single building on this compound looks like this-- torched and ransacked. no place was safe and there is nowhere to hide. a young nei
by a gang of thugs armed with guns and rocket propelled grenades. united states thinks a terrorist took advantage of the demonstration last night on the anniversary of an 11. >>> in burned out building is all the remains of the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the of weight ambassador christopher stevens and another member in the main building when the attack was turned into a four hour gun battle began. the u.s. officials still do not know whether he was shot to death or suffocated in the smoke. it was just a year ago that the u.s. help to overthrow libyan dictator mama gaddafi ambassador stevens was but one of the people on the ground then. did waves be held deliberates in a city we helped save from destruction. there is no justification for this. >>> protesting in obscure american made film about his mom the embassy released a statement condemning the move be trying criticism from the romney. did police have in natomas he reiterated statements effectively apologizing for the right of free speech is not the right course for an administration. steve crawford asked the president about that
and he said " well, mother, ... to help the libyan people, and to represent the united states interest in this country ". it is such a waste. >> mcdonald's and stevens were roommates for years at uc- berkeley in the late '70s and he considered stephens a lifelong friend. >> i just know him that a party that his family had for him when he was appointed, to celebrate the appointment. and, just a tremendous man. such a terrible loss. >> mcdonald shared a photograph with us, taken at his home when stephen stopped by for dinner. >> he always had that smile on his face. >> always with a smile on his face, the optimistic leader, that is how latinos his friend. a smile that the world lost today. >> i lost a piece of myself. >> his childhood friend crop across the street from him in davis california. both friends new the ambassador as an international man but one that had a love for his bay area of routes. >> he was really interested in peace and was really interested in cultures. >> we saw him twice per year, typically he always came back to see family and friends. and i felt honored, i feel h
that the united states is engaged in a war with islam and that the west is against islam. it's something that western politicians don't like to talk about and don't like to address. but it's what fuels the anger and the rage. and they're able to exploit that very easily, as was evidenced in libya. and that ideology is what is dangerous. so although one particular group may have been involved in planning the attack, the ideology fueling that kind of attack has come from a different place. and it's all over the world. it's a global threat. and some intelligence officials say it's not being dealt with aadequately. >> lara, that's an interesting piece in "the wall street journal" this morning about the ultra conservative islamist group that is a target of u.s. and libyan inquiries, the worry about this threatening the arab spring. how does this change u.s. policy in the middle east, since we've got protests in libya, egypt and now yemen this morning? >> u.s. policy in the middle east has been something of a roll of the dice since the arab spring began. it's been very clear to u.s. officials
. >>> in afghanistan, the united states has suspended joint patrols with the military following a rash of attacks. as david martin reports, this latest development is another setback for u.s. efforts to turn over security issues to the afghan people. >> reporter: the order effectively suspends until further notice most of the operations which u.s. and afghan troops conduct side by side. at higher headquarters, afghans and americans will still work together, but in the field, small unit operations putting afghan soldiers alongside americans, the guts of the u.s. strategy to turn the fighting over to the afghans, will be suspended unless an exception is granted by a commanding general. the order was issued after a long weekend in which four american and two british troops were killed by so called insider attacks. afghans turning their guns on their supposed allies. joint chiefs chairman general martin dempsey called the surge in insider attacks a very serious threat to the campaign. in addition, two marines were killed and eight fighter jets destroyed by enemy fighters who penetrated a heavily fort
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